Gossypiboma

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Post surgical abdominopelvic pain.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Abdominopelvic x-ray shows lace-like curvilinear densities projecting over the left abdominal cavity with gas bubbles in between.

Case Discussion

The case typically demonstrates a typical picture of a gossypiboma (retained surgical sponge).

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